Down on the Corner of Dock and Holly

DESCRIPTION: "Down on the corner of Dock and Holly, A woman comes and says to me, 'Will you come and work of Jesus?'" The singer asks how much Jesus pays. Since Jesus pays nothing, he prefers to work for Charley Lind
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1988 (Allen, Washington Songs and Lore)
KEYWORDS: work humorous derivative
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia2, pp. 627-628, "Down on the Corner (of Dock and Holly)" (1 text)
cf. "The Swede from North Dakota" (theme of not working for Jesus)
File: CAFS2628

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